Monday, May 26, 2003 
                                     4:00 p.m. 
                                   Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on Natural Resources was held on Monday,  
         May 26, 2003, in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator Robert Duncan 
         Senator Mike Jackson                    Senator Troy Fraser 
         Senator Gonzalo Barrientos              Senator Todd Staples 
         Senator Craig Estes 
         Senator Juan Hinojosa 
         Senator Jon Lindsay 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 4:03 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         At 4:03 p.m. Senator Jackson assumed the chair.   
         The chair laid out HCR 206 and recognized the Senate sponsor,  
         Senator Armbrister, to explain the bill.  There were no  
         witnesses on the bill.  Senator Armbrister moved that HCR 206 be  
         reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it  
         do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a record vote  
         of 8 ayes, 0 nay, 0 present not voting, and 3 absent.   
         At 4:06 a.m. Senator Armbrister resumed the chair.   
         There being no further business, at 4:06 p.m. Senator Armbrister  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister, Chair 
         Kelly Gilbert, Clerk